Florida Judge Sides With Teacher in Hot Sauce Case

Lillian Gomez was fired for allegedly soaking autistic student's art supplies in hot sauce.
3:00 | 08/20/12

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Lillian Gomez has not been back to sunrise elementary since officials found out a better inappropriate behavior of last October. She's the former special needs teacher who was fired in accused of force feeding -- autistic student. Crayons and -- soaked in hot sauce. But tonight only we found out she could be back in the classroom here in weeks I had with quote you don't be don't -- -- -- Carl. The teacher has been fighting to get her job back and we were there in June when she took her case before judge. Then today in a shocking twist that judge issued an order recommending the district reinstate her job parents tonight can't believe. That's ridiculous maybe she should work -- children. Maybe she's planning a career goma's denies ever force feeding student and says she only used the hot sauce to prevent him from eating the crayons. But what no one disputed is what she did before that. First she got Jumbo -- crayons just like please she then put the crayons and a cop in poured hot sauce over them and put the crayons and a plastic bag. Wrote the student's name on it and allow them to sit. For days. A judge found that while her behavior was inappropriate the district didn't prove she was trying to punish the student her lawyer agrees. I think she made a bad judgment. In the way she went about it but. Her her purpose was -- -- good.

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